The Last Word

The Last Word

Reviving the Dying Art of Eulogy

Book - 2017
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"The last word investigates the debased art of eulogy. Through insightful, surprisingly playful readings of famous eulogies (from a scene in Love Actually to Jacques Derrida's heart-rending essays on the deaths of his peers), Cooper argues against the socially sanctioned desire to avoid thinking about death that results in clichéd memorials, honouring neither the living nor the dead"--
Publisher: Toronto :, Coach House Books,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781552453414
Branch Call Number: ANF 393 COO
Characteristics: 114 pages ; 20 cm

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